Associate or Assistant Professor, Preventive Medicine-Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention
Location: Evanston, Illinois
Internal Number: 46167
The Department of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine seeks a full-time tenure-track Investigator at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor. The Department has a rich, decades-long history in cardiovascular epidemiology and prevention research, and is a leader in the field internationally. We specifically seek investigators who use population science techniques and tools to address one or more of the following areas in cardiovascular epidemiology, aging, and prevention research:
Conducting etiologic and prognostic research relevant to cardiovascular disease and aging with integration of omics and/or imaging data
Associations between early life phenotypes and adult health outcomes including CVD, cardiometabolic, renal and/or cognitive outcomes
The contribution of social determinants (e.g, education, income or accumulated wealth, occupational characteristics, and social inequality) to cardiovascular disease and/or chronic diseases across the life course
Risk factors for cardiometabolic disease, their treatment, and outcomes
Risk assessment strategies for prevention of cardiovascular disease
Intervention studies for prevention of cardiovascular disease
The Department has long-standing success in complementary areas of epidemiology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, nutrition, behavioral medicine and applied public health. Multidisciplinary collaborations are encouraged.
Responsibilities include developing and maintaining an independently-funded research program, collaborating with other faculty and contributing to the educational mission of the institution by teaching courses or mentoring pre- or post-doctoral students. Additional information about the research and educational programs is available online: https://www.preventivemedicine.northwestern.edu/. The full time position is based in the Feinberg School of Medicine on the Chicago lakefront campus.
Qualified candidates will: hold a doctoral degree in epidemiology, medicine, other disciplines of public health, psychology or a related field with substantial experience in population research studies; have demonstrated original scholarship in cardiovascular epidemiology; possess excellent written and communication skills as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, grants, and presentations at professional meetings; have a demonstrated track record of independent, extramural funding for their research program, including federal funding; and have the potential to maintain external research funding to support their research program.
The start date is negotiable and the position will remain open until filled. When applying, please upload a CV and cover letter describing your interest and alignment with the position. In addition, upload a diversity, equity and inclusion statement.
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